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The Haven

(Ref. 991229)

Buxton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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69 Customer Reviews

  • "Our third visit to The Haven…always first choice when visiting Buxton because of location and home from home feel when we are here."

    Thank you Hope to see you again very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lizzie5.0Feb 2024

  • "Great one bedroom apartment."

    The main road was noisy in the morning but that's the only negative thing. Everything else was spot on. Thanks.

    Thank you for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again Very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jan 2024

  • "We had such a lovely time here!"

    It was incredibly comfortable and luxurious - I would love to come again!

    Thank you for your kind feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again at the Haven Every good wish Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Jan 2024

  • "This was our third stay at The Haven so it felt like a home from home."

    As always really comfortable apartment, clean and cosy and well placed to explore Buxton and the surrounding area.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your kind feedback. All good wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Dec 2023

  • "Perfect name for the Property!"

    A home away from home (our second visit within a year) Ticks all the boxes…great location, spacious, clean and comfortable…we will be back!

    Thank you for your good feedback, look forward to welcoming you again Best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lizzie5.0Oct 2023

  • "We have been visiting for a few years now and always find the property very clean and tidy."

    Always a lovely bottle of wine waiting to be enjoyed. Will continue to vist every year.

    Thank you for your good feedback, look forward to welcoming you again Best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely place to stay, really comfortable with everything we needed."

    Great location for both walking in to Buxton and for other attractions in the area.

    Thank you for your feedback I hope we will see you again at the Haven Every good wish Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Sep 2023

  • "We really enjoyed staying at this homely, comfy flat."

    Its in a fabulous location to enjoy all that Buxton has to offer, especially the Pavilion Gardens which are a few minutes walk away. We loved the modern kitchen and bathroom and really felt like we were 'coming home' every evening, especially when the weather wasn't so good. We really appreciated, too, the comfy bed, wine and milk, and all the extras like flannels, soap etc... it had everything we needed. We had a little difficulty knowing which parking bay to use, and where the entrance to the flat was, so maybe better instructions for this would be good, but otherwise the flat was absolutely perfect and we would thoroughly recommend, and try to return if visiting the area again.

    Thank you for your kind feedback. We are in touch with the management committee to try and get the numbers on the parking space re - painted and will amend the welcome email so that the location is clearer thanks again every good wish Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicki5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is the best flat we have stayed in ,it as everything you need for a good holiday."

    Very comfy bed. Clean and tidy. Ideally placed for meals and going for a drink. Hope to stay again soon. Anne&john. Davies.

    Thank you for your kind feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again, very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovelly place plenty of room, very clean and a great location with rear parking."

    Will definetly stay there again

    Thank you for your feed back, look forward to welcoming you again very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Aug 2023

  • "What a perfect and delightful flat, it had everything you could possibly need and more!"

    ! The welcome pack was a lovely touch. It was comfortable, plenty big enough for two people and only 5 minutes from shops, pubs and the park. It is also well placed for walks and touring of the Peak District and Derbyshire, Bakewell is a must on a Monday for the market! The opening to the parking space is not big and not easy to find especially if someone parks on the road in front of the marker stone but drive slowly as you pass the park entrance on the left and you will see it 20 yards further on the right. That is the only negative thing we can say about this lovely flat and it's hardly worth mentioning....

    Thank you for your kind response, I am glad you enjoyed your say, I hope we will see you again very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Jun 2023

  • "The apartment was comfortable and clean, although we mostly ate out, the equipment provided in the apartment was more than adequate."

    The apartment was quiet, despite being on a busy road and you heard nothing from other flat occupants. The apartment was very well located, right near the centre of Buxton. There was one drawback however, the parking space was under trees and our lovely car was covered with sticky stuff all over, which took some effort to remove. We therefore parked on Park Road for the remaining time, which was unfortunate.

    Thank you for your feedback. Sorry about the tree, the gardens are maintained by an outside company, I will se what can be done very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert4.7May 2023

  • "The Haven was very clean, warm and comfortable."

    It is in a great location, quiet but very close to everything Buxton has to offer, with the added bonus of a parking space.

    Thank you for your kind feedback I hope we will see you again very best wishes Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2023

  • "The comfortable, clean and well equipped flat is very convenient for all the facilities Buxton and the surrounding area has to offer."

    We would definitely book again.

    Thank you for your feedback, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again Very nest wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous property,bed,shower and sofas all great."

    Added extras much appreciated i.e milk in fridge in arrival. Great location easy walk to all amenities even when very rainy! Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Thank you for your kind comments, very best wishes Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Apr 2023

  • "Would stay again and recommend to others."

    Thank you for your feedback We would be happy to welcome you back I'm glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Mar 2023

  • "The property was clean, tidy, comfortable & well presented & had all the facilities needed for a week's stay."

    It was very close to the town centre so great for visiting places & with the snow that feel heavily during the 2nd half of the week's stay - very handy to go & buy food & supplies from Waitrose. The owner also kindly offered further days to ride out the snow but these were not needed. If there was 1 very picky criticism it would be the size of the bath towels - they need to have big fluffy bath sheets. But as stated that's picky...though all in all a lovely stay & would be very happy to return

    Thank you for your kind comments. have purchased some larger bath towels! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely place in a nice location."

    Bit more attention to detail with the cleaning. The shower is very slow to drain and more than likely needs unblocking. The nice little teaset was left out and we couldn't use it as it was again bit dirty. Better lighting needed for the bedroom. A peaceful place to stay.

    Reviewed by Amanda3.4Jan 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    Comfortable and warm (in a freezing cold, snowy week) and very conveniently positioned. We had a bit of a problem finding the flat but once we found Park Road it was ok. Thank you

    Thank you for your feedback I'm glad you enjoyed your stay Best wishes Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Dec 2022

  • "Great place in a wonderful location."

    Easy access to all that Buxton has to offer as well as long walks further afield.

    Reviewed by Leyanne5.0Oct 2022

  • "As always fantastic property we have been coming here for four years already booked for next year."

    The property has everything you need and is extremely clean. Great location plenty of things to do nice walk into the town.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2022

  • "Comfortable, clean, quiet and well-equipped flat."

    Very convenient for the town centre.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Aug 2022

  • "A very good base for us for our time in and around Buxton; comfortable, well appointed and very handy for the town centre facilities."

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jul 2022

  • "2nd stay at this lovely apartment, very near to town centre, and a fabulous park only 5mins away,oldies take your bus passes many places to bus too."

    This apartment is clean and very spacious. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely property in a great location , very quiet and everything needed for an enjoyable stay provided."

    Very thoughtful welcome package of tea, coffee, milk and wine was really appreciated . We had a great time exploring this beautiful area .

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great cottage, thanks"

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great location for the town, excellent value for money, great shower and kitchen facilities."

    Would definitely hire it again. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely flat in a great location."

    Fully equipped and everything you could need was provided. Very clean and comfortable. We will definitely use again

    Reviewed by Lawrence5.0May 2022

  • "Flat very central to Buxton without being noisy or overlooked."

    Parking at back of property. Facilities good. Only problem found on last day of stay and owners contacted immediately. Was able to cope until we left the property, although I expect that it would have been dealt with immediately if we had asked.

    Reviewed by Dorothy4.4May 2022

  • "Good looking and comfortable accommodation."

    Excellent location.

    Reviewed by Julius4.4May 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at the Haven."

    The flat is very well situated to visit the town centre. It was lovely and clean, and very well furnished and equipped. Although close to a main road and near the town centre it was very quiet. The addition of Netflix was a bonus. We would definitely stay there again. I would rate it as our second best accommodation that we have stayed at over the years.

    Reviewed by Ronald5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely property with a well equipped kitchen and nice big living room, welcoming bottle of wine waiting on arrival!"

    Really well located for the City Centre and to get out to the surrounding areas, would happily stay here again. Only small complaint was the bathroom door hinges & handle need a bit of WD40 as they're a bit creaky.

    Reviewed by Tom4.4Apr 2022

  • "We have recently had a wonderful 4 night break here at the Haven."

    Blown away by the modernness and high standard of the flat, was definitely home from home to the point that we were not ready to leave. Thank you for the comfy bed to. The Haven is well situated within walking distance to the shops and other places of interest to see, highly recommended. If you don’t fancy staying in and cooking then their are several restaurants within walking distance, enjoy.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2022

  • "Excellent holiday apartment, furnished and equipped to a high standard and in a great location in Buxton."

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2022

  • "Extremely comfortable and well equipped flat and in a great location."

    We will recommend to others and stay again.

    Thank you for your Kind comments Every good wish Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Mar 2022

  • "What a fantastic property in beautiful Buxton."

    Really well situated with the added bonus of a parking space. Easy walking distance to everything but in a quiet location. The property itself is very homely and comfortable and furnished and equipped to a high standard. Thank you to the owners for the welcoming bottle of wine and milk, a lovely property which we will definitely return to again. Had a fantastic week.

    Thank you for your Kind comments Every good wish Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Mar 2022

  • "Excellent apartment everything that we needed as a perfect base to explore the Peak District."

    The standard and cleanliness of the apartment was second to none. Convenient location for visiting Buxton and exploring the wider area. The wine and milk on arrival was a nice touch thank you.

    Thank you for your Kind comments Every good wish Lillian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2022

  • "Everything you need to enjoy a break , in a very good location to town without the noise."

    Great also for other beautiful villages and walks , would book again if coming to the area

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Feb 2022

  • "Plenty of detailed arrival information from Sykes and also the owner of the holiday property."

    A lovely touch/welcome of a bottle of wine and milk . Beautiful homely property , very well equipped and clean . Despite the stormy and snowy weather the property was cosy & warm too. Beautiful relaxing stay , thank you .

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Feb 2022

  • "Excellent place to stay, all our needs catered for."

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jan 2022

  • "We appreciated the advance correspondence from the agent and owner."

    The apartment was beautiful, comfortable and more than met our needs. The only- relatively minor-issue was that we were scratching our heads in locating the allocated parking space, as we arrived in winter darkness, so as not to inconvenience others. I think we did figure it out. Thank-you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Samuel4.7Jan 2022

  • "Even better than we expected."

    Spotlessly clean, well equipped and cosy. Bed was super comfortable and possibly the best night's sleep we've had when away. Only 5-10min walk to Opera House, gardens and town. Plan on going here again and would recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Dec 2021

  • "Excellent property, clean spacious, beautifully furnished and well equipped."

    Great location not far from town centre. Finding it using the Sykes map and the name the Haven was a bit confusing as the the property is part of Athelstan Terrace and across the road from where it is marked on the map.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Nov 2021

  • "Fabulous apartment, clean, comfortable with great home comforts."

    Cannot fault it.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Nov 2021

  • "The property is in a great location the property also has everything you could need it is cleaned to a high standard a fantastic place to stay already booked again for next year."

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2021

  • "My partner and I booked The Haven for a week at the end of August."

    The Haven is in a large building which has been broken up into Apartments. If you come into Buxton from Ashbourne you will come to Park Road on the left opposite a sign indicating the name of the hill - Park Road is circular. We found the parking spaces to be slightly unclear due to the markings rubbing off but didn't have a problem with not being able to park. The apartment is accessed via an entrance which gives access to apartments 1&2. The apartment is compact but spacious and comfortable. The Kitchen was well appointed with a great level of equipment - we had a small issue because the pans weren't working on the hob but we emailed the owner who resolved it very quickly. We did find it a little dark in the dining area- although the windows are huge the trees provide a lot of shade and the lighting didn't help too much. We were slightly confused by the bins - there are two enclosed areas for recycling and general waste bins but the residents seem to rotate the bins for collection out of the enclosed areas so one bin is not with the other ones. We really enjoyed the Haven, it was a great base to explore Buxton

    Reviewed by Joe5.0Aug 2021

  • "Just right for a few days in Buxton."

    A short walk into the centre of town. The apartment not only met our expectations in terms of location but was very comfortable, well equipped, warm, quiet. Would definitely return ourselves for another short break in this wonderful part of Derbyshire, but would certainly recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2021

  • "A comfortable, up-to-date, one bedroom apartment conveniently situated in a relatively quiet location."

    The Opera House, gardens, the Crescent and main shopping area are a few minutes walk downhill, although this does mean crossing a main road that can be quite busy. The apartment is at the front of the property and well equipped for two people. We had a most pleasant stay and would certainly consider a repeat visit.

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Jul 2021

  • "The apartment is in an excellent location within easy walking distance of shops, buses, the rail station and the opera house."

    ]Athough it is within easy walking distance of all the town facilities it is set far enough back from the road to be lovely and quiet .It is very well equipped and very comfortable. We appreciated the tea and coffee and bottles of wine and milk which were awaiting us. The cooking facilities were generally excellent with a superb large fridge/freezer and a really good cooker/ceramic hob. The only niggle here was that a couple of the pans were losing their non-stick PTFE coating, resulting is some black specks in food cooked in them. Overall we had a superb week and hope to book the apartment again. The only thing that could have improved our holiday would have been a couple of portable chairs we could have taken out into the garden to enjoy the beautiful sunny weather we had all week.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2021

  • "Wonderful apartment within a 5 minute walk into town."

    All the little extras including milk and a bottle of wine on arriving were a really thoughtful surprise. I would definitely stay here again

    Reviewed by Michelle4.7Jun 2021

  • "The haven is very convenient for town and was easy to find, good directions."

    Unfortunately the outside of the building lets it down as it badly needs renovating. The settee was very low and difficult to get out of, but apart from that we were very impressed with this comfortable flat.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.7Jun 2021

  • "Buxton is great as a base for visiting Derbyshire."

    The apartment was in a good position for shopping and local walks. It was quiet at night but onlt 10mins from the town centre. The apartment was very comfortable and roomy.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jun 2021

  • "The property stated that the bedroom had a King Sized Bed this is false information as the bed is a standard double bed as we took our own bedding we were unable to use our own sheet."

    As the building is an old Grand House with very large windows it seems very hard to open them other than our little moan a nice place to stay

    Reviewed by Phillip4.4Jun 2021

  • "We had a great to stay at the Haven."

    The apartment had everything we needed and was an ideal base for exploring the Derbyshire Dales and Buxton. Thankyou for the bottle of wine and milk....a lovely touch. Hopefully we will return as there is so much more walking to explore.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0May 2021

  • "Lovely apartment very clean well equipped with everything you need."

    Close to all amenities excellent holiday.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2020

  • "It was a nice touch to have a pint of milk and a bottle of wine."

    Everything was as described and just a short walk into town. The property was spacious and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Oct 2020

  • "Too many advertising emails from Sykes."

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Sep 2020

  • "The Haven at Buxton was a super apartment, not far from the centre of town."

    The apartment was modern and extremely clean. The kitchen was small but nicely set out and the cupboards and drawers in the kitchen contained everything you could need from shoe polish to picnic containers, as well as the usual range of pots and pans. The apartment was tastefully decorated; the bed was comfy as was the settee in the lounge. If I was to visit Buxton again I would have no hesitation in booking this lovely apartment.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely cosy apartment with everything and more that we needed for our stay."

    Great location near the park and only a short walk into town. Good to have a dedicated parking space.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Feb 2020

  • "The whole flat was comfortable and welcoming, perfect for a relaxing long weekend."

    The bottle in of wine was a lovely added extra!

    Reviewed by Sam4.4Feb 2020

  • "The apartment was just perfect."

    It was a great location, spacious and very well equipped. The owners were very friendly and accommodating providing a cot and highchair for our little one. We will definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Nicole5.0Dec 2019

  • "Such a comfortable and convenient flat, very stylish."

    Quiet, too, considering its proximity to the town and other residents.

    Reviewed by Rosemarie5.0Dec 2019

  • "The location was ideal for touring the area."

    It was handy having the train station with regular trains to Manchester. We had everything we needed on the doorstep including a wide variety of eating places. The accommodation was very high spec and I would have no hesitation in recommending it.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation great location have already booked again for next year."

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2019

  • "This accommodation ticked all the boxes for our needs."

    The owners had thought of everything we could need for our stay, including set up (appliances included a combination washing machine-dryer which we don’t much have in Australia) and daily items like plastic food containers, additional bed linen, shoe cleaning and sewing kits, minor repair kits, batteries etc etc. There was a full range of cleaning stuff as well. The location was quiet and easily accessed. A standard setter in this style of accommodation.

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Jul 2019

  • "The haven was very well equipped comfy bed ,nice and quiet, superb shower the pavillion gardens a gem,in a lovely town."

    Reviewed by Alan4.7May 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at The Haven."

    The apartment was very clean, spacious, and in a great position for a short stroll into town. The apartment had everything we needed. It was lovely and bright, warm and comfortable. (I don’t think I’ve slept in a more comfortable bed!). It was close enough to everything (approx 5 min walk to the Opera House/Pavillion) yet lovely and quiet as it’s set back from the road. We would have no hesitation in recommending this property to anyone who is looking to stay in Buxton. We’d definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Apr 2019

  • "A very nice flat , good base for exploring the Peak District , just one request , a headboard on the bed would have been nice as we both like to read in bed, otherwise very good facilities and pleasant and helpful owners."

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2019

  • "We had a lovely break at the Haven , very nice apartment with everything we needed."

    Very convenient for the town of Buxton. Super !

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Dec 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • 1 x 5ft king-size double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shared lawn to rear of property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Parking space is to the rear of the property down a small path.

The property

This well-presented, ground floor flat rests in the delightful Peak District town of Buxton, excellently positioned adjacent to the 18th century Devonshire Dome and The Pavilion Gardens, just a few minutes’ walk into the town.

With a beautiful setup of bright and airy spaces combined with thoughtful attention to detail, this charming retreat is perfect for couples seeking a quality break in a wonderful region of England.

Park your car in the designated off-road space to the rear of the property and amble down the pathway to the accommodation.

Step through the communal hallway and into a lovely interior made up of a spacious open-plan living room, a nicely appointed shower room with walk-in shower, along with a king-size double room providing ample storage units and a large bay window overlooking the trees.

Fully relax and unwind into your stay with the help of the accommodating lounge area, complete with a plush, neutrally-coloured sofa and two armchairs to spread yourselves out on.

The dining table opens out to fit more chairs under, should you need to and the kitchen is appointed with modern appliances and composite worktops, getting you through your holiday break in style; laminate-wood floors finish the interior in a quality fashion.

Visit some of the town's finest attractions, with The Pavilion Gardens, The Square and The Opera House available, amongst many others, and sample some of the pubs and restaurants along the way.

Described as the gateway to the Peak District National Park, this lovely spa town is a fine spot to base your holiday if you love being outdoors.

Many walking opportunities are close by, with picturesque scenes of rugged cliffs, rambling valleys and babbling rivers to behold.

This heartfelt getaway is to be enjoyed the year-round.

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About the location


Tideswell 7 miles; Bakewell 12 miles; Matlock 21 miles.

It was the constant 28 degrees centigrade of the bubbling blue waters of Buxton's eight thermal springs that originally attracted the Romans to the town. However it was during the 18th and 19th centuries, under the patronage of successive Dukes of Devonshire, that the Palladian splendour of the Buxton of today was designed and built - including the magnificent semi-circular Crescent, The Great Stable, Hall Bank, The Square, The Pavilion Gardens and The Opera House. Today visitors continue to enjoy these magnificent buildings and gardens, as well as the Opera House's full programme and annual festivals of music and arts. There is good walking close by with rugged peaks to the north and gentle hills and dales to the south and a number of pretty towns and villages are dotted throughout including Bakewell, Ashford-in-the-Water, Castleton and Edale. The stunning properties of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within easy driving distance and must be seen while visiting this area. A great base for exploring the Peak District.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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